In the gardens of the exiled, or, the Ukrainian diaspora

When one lives in a garden of one’s own creation, be it through absolute necessity, as it was for parents of many active members of the Ukrainian Diaspora, or because you live in that garden by default for generations and have tried to maintain that garden of culture, ethnicity and language, one can not deny…

The Devolution of Ukrainian culture beyond its borders

Recently on a business trip to Madrid to examine the state of the Ukrainian community and examining the Spanish market for a number of different projects there were a few things that shed light on what some of the problems that exist in the Ukrainian cultural sphere. While the weather and the general state of…

Some problems abroad

While on a recent business trip to Spain I was appalled by the fact that in two of the Ukrainian stores I visited I could not find one piece of licensed Ukrainian music. The only Ukrainian music I found was one CD of VV collection on CD in MP3 format, and that I am 100%…